[FFmpeg-devel] webm streaming

Dirk Griffioen dirk at code-shop.com
Fri May 13 09:01:44 CEST 2011

> Great, on the website, it mentions "A live Matroska stream is different than
> a file, because it may have no known end (only when the client disconnects).
> For that the Segment *must* use the "unknow" size (all 1s in the size). The
> other option would be to concatenate Segments with known sizes one after the
> other. This solution allows a change of codec/resolution between each
> segment which can be useful in some cases (switch between 4:3 and 16:9 in
> some TV programs for example).  "
> I have test concatenate segments with know size together, but it dose not
> work. Maybe the approach I try to concatenate the segments is not correct.
> Is there anybody can help?

I dont have time at the moment, but I would suggest to look at the gstreamer patch

there is also: http://realmike.org/

which describes how to do it with a little python help (see the matroska_live_filter.py script), this also might give valueable clues

Best, Dirk

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